Ethiopic Diocese of

Bahir Dar–Dessie

Ethiopia Ethiopia

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Ethiopic (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Bahir Dar–Dessie / Bahirdardessien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Addis Abeba

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.01.19 – ...):Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (64)Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bahir Dar–Dessie (Ethiopic Rite)

Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (64)Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (64)
(2015.01.19 – ...)

Bishop of Bahir Dar–Dessie of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia)

Born:1959.12.19 (Addis Abeba, Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.18

Priest of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1988.05.08 – 2010.01.05)

Titular Bishop of Mathara in Numidia (2010.01.05 – 2015.01.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (2010.01.05 – 2015.01.19)

Bishop of Bahir Dar–Dessie of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (2015.01.19 – ...)

Special Churches

Khartoum (↖), Adigrat (↑), Addis Abeba (↘), Nekemte (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 224,350 km²

Population: 17,730 Catholics (0.1% of 21,683,628 total)

Pastoral Centres: 14 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 28 priests (3 diocesan, 25 religious), 87 religious (32 brothers, 55 sisters), 12 seminarians

Population

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Seminarians

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